Tampa Bay Fibers’ main POP (point of presence) is in Downtown Tampa and is directly interconnected to multiple different Tier 1 Service provides to ensure best possible “up-time” and low latency.
Understanding the critical role of network connectivity and always-available Internet access for their companies, savvy business owners often utilize redundant connections from multiple service providers. However, despite their good intentions, their connectivity may still be at risk as unbeknown to them those service providers are all using the least costly providers to get out to the Internet as opposed to those providers that provide the best SLA’s (Service Level Agreement) or the paths with the lowest latency. *1
Network failures are surprisingly common and costly. More than one in three businesses experience an outage severe enough to require disaster recovery. When the network goes down, a majority of companies lose revenue—an average of $140,000 per incident. *2
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Tampa Bay fiber can provide wired, wireless or Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) from 100 Mbps to 10 Gigabit speeds.
Consider your staff members daily activities. What applications are they using? Activities like checking email, creating and sharing spreadsheets versus video streaming, cloud applications, and heavy file sharing which can all take more bandwidth. Use the link included to explore the amount of broadband and speeds needed for average business activities.
Data courtesy of FCC Broadband Speed Guide — https://www.fcc.gov/reports-research/guides/broadband-speed-guide
Count the number of devices at your business that will be connected at the same time. If you don’t know the exact number, simply assume every person in your office will have three devices (computers, smartphones, tablets, printers, etc.), this will give you a good measure for the amount of internet speeds, upload and download you need to run an efficient company.
Fiber typically offers higher speeds than other business internet types because symmetrical speeds ensure your upload and download speeds are equally fast!
Symmetrical speeds are essential for modern businesses as cloud-based applications are more popular than ever. If you regularly send data to off-site partners or the cloud, your upload speed matters as much as your download speed.
Tampa Bay Fiber is a locally owned and operated Internet Service Provider, the fiber division of Tampa Bay DSL, a Florida CLEC – our staff and owners all live in the counties where we provide service.
If you are unsure as to what is best for your business, give us a call and our dedicated sales team will work with you to tailor fit a service package to your business’s needs. 844-WE-FIBER (844-933-4237)
*1 https://www.howtogeek.com/138771 *2 Kline, Deb. “Network Downtime Results in Job, Revenue Loss.” Avaya, 4 Mar. 2014, https://www.avaya.com/en/about-avaya/newsroom/news-releases/2014/pr-140305/